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magildachunks
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re: Having a lot of trouble sleeping lately..any suggestions?

Window unit for ambient noise.



Will put you to sleep in no time. Just now learning this in my new place.




RogerTheShrubber
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brewhan davey
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re: Having a lot of trouble sleeping lately..any suggestions?
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Unisom is a good over the counter sleep aid


This is more or less what I'm looking for, a good, over-the-counter sleep aid not named melatonin.


rsbd
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re: Having a lot of trouble sleeping lately..any suggestions?
Nyquil is awsome. step one, throw the dose cup away. step two,chug. step three wake up next day.



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228Tiger
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Full tummy, melatonin, benadryl, masturbate.


this plus 200 mg of L-Theanine = at least 9 hours of restful sleep


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magildachunks
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re: Having a lot of trouble sleeping lately..any suggestions?
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This is more or less what I'm looking for, a good, over-the-counter sleep aid not named melatonin.




Apparently nyquil has a new product called Zzzzquil. Now medication, non-habit forming.


Do not have experience with it though.


Southern Farmer
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re: Having a lot of trouble sleeping lately..any suggestions?
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Somas are muscle relaxers, correct? I may have to get my hands on some of those.


Yes!

It's funny how people mention these antihistamines; trust me, these are wayyy more likely to cause sedation in the morning.


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peopleschamp
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re: Having a lot of trouble sleeping lately..any suggestions?
I been suffering with this since high school. I bet I get 3-4 hours of sleep weeknights.


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brewhan davey
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re: Having a lot of trouble sleeping lately..any suggestions?
These are all great suggestions. Thanks OT


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wish i was tebow
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re: Having a lot of trouble sleeping lately..any suggestions?
Soma is a great thing


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TH03
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re: Having a lot of trouble sleeping lately..any suggestions?
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Apparently nyquil has a new product called Zzzzquil. Now medication, non-habit forming.


Just heard about this recently. I want to try it. NyQuil is the shite for falling asleep


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Southern Farmer
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re: Having a lot of trouble sleeping lately..any suggestions?
Diphenhydramine same thing as Benadryl. They also make Unisom, Doxylamine. It's chemically similar but more potent (has a phenyl group attached to its structure)

Both will cause next day sedation but I believe Doxylamine is the best option.

ZZZZYQUL AND NYQUIL ARE THE SAME. DIPHENHYDRAMINE is the only thing making you sleepy.

DPH and doxy, that's it in terms of potent OTC meds.
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southernelite
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re: Having a lot of trouble sleeping lately..any suggestions?
I took zzzquil last night. It wasn't bad, worked decently.

Im used to Ambien, never had any functioning problems after taking Ambien, always felt great of I got my 8 hours of sleep.


Southern Farmer
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Im used to Ambien, never had any functioning problems after taking Ambien, always felt great of I got my 8 hours of sleep.


The thing with that is not using it everyday so you don't have tolerance build up nor develop withdrawal symptoms. I'd encourage doctors to write #15, the other 15 days -- try the other methods.


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Southern Farmer
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re: Having a lot of trouble sleeping lately..any suggestions?
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Window unit for ambient noise.


I've slept this way my entire life. I hate staying at hotels because I miss this so much!

I'm big into sleep. Have nice sheets, expensive mattress, and the window unit above my bed. I don't take any pills before going to sleep. I get 8 hours, give or take every night. I exercise then take a shower before bed every night. Perfect.


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TH03
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re: Having a lot of trouble sleeping lately..any suggestions?
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ZZZZYQUL AND NYQUIL ARE THE SAME. DIPHENHYDRAMINE is the only thing making you sleepy.


Except zzzzyquil doesn't have the cough medicine in it, which I assume makes it a little cheaper


Southern Farmer
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re: Having a lot of trouble sleeping lately..any suggestions?
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Except zzzzyquil doesn't have the cough medicine in it, which I assume makes it a little cheaper


Aha. Smoother med.

All antihistamines are considered very, very mild antidepressants because they work on the serotonin system, e.g. take tricyclic antidepressants (amitryptiline [Elavil]), they're all antihistamines. So are some antipsychotics (Seroquel) Stronger stuff than most people think.


southernelite
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Aha. Smoother med


Zzzquil is liquid.
Nyquil is syrup.


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TH03
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re: Having a lot of trouble sleeping lately..any suggestions?
Too bad my antidepressant doesn't cure my allergies


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Souljah
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Audubon Park VIA Kingston,Jamaica
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re: Having a lot of trouble sleeping lately..any suggestions?
Some some herb you fricking pu$$y


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